404 My favorite family travel wallets

My favorite family travel wallets

On a whim one day, I bought a travel wallet. It is now one of my favorite pieces for travel document organization. Being an expat, my passport is generally needed more frequently than it was in the states. Being a family of four, it only makes sense to put them all in one place. Being cheap, I loved only spending 3 EUR. However, I’m really itching for a new travel wallet for all of our passports. My wallet is ok, but it is really only meant for 1 person and it makes it difficult to stuff 4 passports, 4 resident’s cards, 3 resident’s papers (for some reason, my daughter doesn’t need one – weird, eh?), plus our Netherlands annual museum pass, our Sea Life/Lego Land Discovery Center annual passes, our frequent everything cards, and currency for both the US and Europe so we can always have small change available.

On my search for a new wallet, I came across some treasures and wanted to share them here. What I love is that they are handmade. They are unique. They are well crafted. Best of all, they are for families. Take a look.

Please note: I am not affiliated with any of these companies. These are just wallets I saw, I liked, and now I want to share with my readers. I get no compensation for any purchases.

My favorite family travel wallets

Tracey Lipman Collection

Family passport wallet by Tracey Lipman Collection

Family passport wallet by Tracey Lipman Collection

Family passport holder by the tracey lipman collection

Family passport holder by the Tracey Lipman Collection

Tracey makes her passport holders in Israel using a variety of beautiful fabrics. The custom holders can hold up to 12 passports, so you have to have a pretty large family, or have multi-citizened family members, to require two holders. There’s space in the middle for tickets and change. My favorite aspect of this wallet are that it can be zipped shut and used as a wristlet. Seems like the perfect way to hold the passports while at the airport and still be able to hold your toddler’s hand and pulling the carry-on bag.

They are currently priced at $35 each and will take 1-2 weeks to deliver once ordered.

For more of her great designs, visit her shop Tracey Lipman Collection.


Pecan Tree Creations

Family passport wallet by Pecan Tree Creations

Family passport wallet by Pecan Tree Creations

Family passport wallet by Pecan Tree Creations

Family passport wallet by Pecan Tree Creations

Shannon’s design for her family travel wallet is both practical and beautiful. They can each hold up to 4 passports. Because of the way the pockets are positioned, and the use of the elastic band, there is no worry that the passports will fall out. Smaller families can use the extra space for boarding passes and confirmations. Larger families will appreciate being able to keep their passports away from other documents and money while traveling.

These are currently priced at $14, comes in a variety of patterns, and can be customized on request.

For more of her great designs, visit her shop at Pecan Tree Creations.


Blissful Patterns

Family Travel Wallet by Blissful Patterns

Family Travel Wallet by Blissful Patterns

Family Travel Wallet by Blissful Patterns

Family Travel Wallet by Blissful Patterns

Shannon at Blissful Patterns offers two choices for families looking to update their passport wallet. For those with some sewing ability, she sells her Family Passport Travel Holder pattern. You can then use any fabric you like, and update them to the season if you please (or maybe even make them themed to your trip – imagine the possibilities!).

For those like me, with absolutely no ability to sew (not even hem!), she can custom make them to your liking. The pattern above holds up to 4 passports, 3 loyalty cards, boarding passes, plus they have a pocket for change, cash, and a pen or two.

They are also designed so that the passports can’t fall out of their pockets when closed.

The patterns are currently $8.50, with custom wallets priced at $45.

To order one of her patterns, please visit her store Blissful Patterns. If you’d like to order a finished product, you can do so at Blissful Sew. Message her if you are looking for a more custom wallet. She is very quick at responding.

Please note passport sizes are different for different countries. Double check that the wallet you want will fit your passport’s dimensions before ordering.


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  1. These are really cute! It looks like the only one that will work for our family of five is the first one, but it’s adorable. Thanks for sharing.

  2. I love these, thank you for sharing. I want to invest in a new one!

  3. These are some really nice wallets. When we travel we usually have at least 3 passports, our next vacation will have 6 so that Tracey Lipman would come in very handy for me. Thank you. Will check it out.

  4. Those are so cute and handy! I love seeing people promote stuff because they like and find the product useful. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  5. How cute are those! Ahhh! You know… these would make MUCH more sense than carrying around my huge purse with all of the travel documents. I’ve even kept it all in a manila folder, and put it inside my huge purse. What a nightmare. I’ll be getting something like this before our next trip for sure! Thank you!

  6. I love the Blissful Patterns wallet. 🙂 The next time we travel, I think I’m going to need one of these! Thanks for sharing.

  7. Oh I love these travel wallets, my favourite is Blissful Patterns! I really need to get me one of these…

  8. I have one too- it’s a little on the pricy side- but it’s big and roomy: the Tribe Bags Changi. And it looks pretty bad a** as just a wristlet or clutch when out to dinner 🙂 Great post!

  9. OhThese are so pretty! I love wallets…I have one from Asprey in London which is a treasure

  10. Beautiful and useful – love these wallets

  11. Ohhh how did I miss this last week? I love the top one also, I added it to my favourites on etsy. There were too many nice ones to choose from – I need a more manly one as I make carrying the passports around, dear Hubby’s job!

  12. I too love the Blissful Patterns wallet, but the fabric on the Tracy Lipman wallet is gorgeous!

  13. This is a brilliant post!!!! On our trip to Ireland I was wondering what would be a good way to organise our passports, cards and travel documents, but I didn’t even think these kind of passport wallets existed. I think my favourite is the Blissful Patterns one, although I’d probably order the one that is already made to order… I do have a sewing machine, but I never manage to get it out of the storage!


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